Akbar Gbajabiamila is giving fans a chance to try a family-friendly “American Ninja Warrior” themed course… and it's for a good cause!
The “ANW” host teamed with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to launch the first “Parkour 4 Parkinson’s.” The benefit aims to raise $350,000 for Parkinson’s research.
The event, which takes place Aug. 5 at premiere trampoline gym DojoBoom in Thousand Oaks, CA, is open to all ages and experience levels, and will feature food, family-friendly activities and appearances by “ANW” athletes. Click here to buy tickets!
Akbar, whose father has Parkinson’s, joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in March. He said in a statement, “Getting involved with The Michael J. Fox Foundation, and now hosting my own Team Fox event, gives me optimism every day, knowing I’m a part of an entire community working together to try and find a cure.”